drive Zipcars by the hour or the day.


Zipcar provides the convenience of using a car without the hassles of owning one. You simply apply to become a member and once you are approved you can make a reservation online or on our mobile app, unlock the car using your personal zipcard, and enjoy the ride.  

Sign up through Westword and receive $25 off your application fee as well as $25 in driving credit. That's a $50 value!

Best part? You only have to be 18+* to apply and gas and insurance is always included. Oh! We also accept international drivers licenses.

*18-20 must sign up through a registered University.



Westword has partnered with Zipcar to provide you with a special deal!

Join Zipcar through Westword and receive $50 in discounts/credits


*offer applicable for new members who join through the "occasional driving plan" only. driving credit valid for 30 days after application date 

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did you know?

It took 2 years to get the first 1,000 Zipcar members. Today it takes a few days. 
Every Zipcar in our fleet of thousands has its own unique name. 
You can fit 33,000 IKEA meatballs in a MINI (yes, we tried once). 
Zipcar's lineup includes more than 50 makes and models. 
Zipcar's 2002 fleet included 5 electric cars.